Democrats like to claim there is no voter fraud, but there’s still plenty wrong with our elections, as you’re about to see.
A Staten Island grand jury reported rampant ballot harvesting fraud in connection with a city council race in 2021. The vote of a deceased person and others were harvested, dozens through signature fraud on absentee ballots. The situation was called “the poster child for the necessity of voter ID laws.” Sources say the report was about a Republican candidate in a primary election.
That story was about a Republican but, for every story about a Republican committing voter fraud, I see many more about Democrats.
Let’s start with Democrat politicians. Two Democrat politicians in Louisiana were sentenced to 12 months in prison for their part in a vote-buying scheme. The two hired others to show sample ballots to voters with the desired candidates marked, then offered payment and transported voters to the polls. A Democrat city council member in Lodi was arrested for election fraud after allegedly stashing dozens of mail-in ballots at his home, filing multiple false voter registration documents, and pressuring people into voting for him. A Democrat county commissioner in Alabama was charged with illegally harvesting hundreds of ballots and stuffing them into a voting machine in favor of his preferred candidates in two elections. A Democrat Party chair in Stamford received a suspended sentence for forging absentee ballots in a 2015 city election.
The Brooklyn D.A. is investigating local Democrats for adding people’s names to petitions they didn’t sign and demanding bribes. One resident who tried to get a job as a poll worker was told she had to gather petition signatures supporting Democrat Party leaders. This calls to mind the James O’Keefe undercover sting video of a New York City elections commissioner discussing rampant voter fraud in 2016, with people being bused around to vote.
I also see lots of voter fraud stories where party affiliation is not mentioned, but which show just how deep the problems with our elections are. A Georgia man was sentenced to 25 years for voting twice and forging election documents in connection with absentee balloting. There’s that absentee balloting problem again – a real weakness in our elections when not carefully controlled. Two Florida men went to prison for registeringdead people to vote and forging names on voter registration forms and ballot petitions. In all, 20 people have been charged with election-related crimes in Florida since an elections crimes unit was established last year, although not all were convicted.
The Heritage Foundation recently added ten new proven cases of election fraud to more than 1,400 others in the Foundation’s Election Fraud Database. Three of the new cases involved felons voting when they were not allowed. In another case, a Florida man was convicted of requesting, filling out, and submitting a ballot in the name of his son who had moved away to New Mexico. The son reported someone had voted in his name, leading to the man’s arrest. Talk about karma.
Elections officials and left-wing groups are also engaged in election fraud. I’ll tell you about that when I come back to this subject next week.
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